USBC Introduces Subscription-Based Online Coaching Through Bowling Academy

by Bob Johnson 0

The United States Bowling Congress is now in the online instruction business.

The initiative has been introduced under the USBC Bowling Academy banner, and offers bowlers online access to top coaches.

According to a news release on, the academy "is an online collection of instructional videos featuring Team USA, USBC-certified Gold coaches and top professionals."

Each topic offered on the academy's website features free and premium content. Bowlers will be able to subscribe to premium content on a monthly (30 days for $4.99) or yearly ($34.99) basis. The premium subscription allows unlimited access to all premium videos, step-by-step tips and techniques, and advice and instruction from Team USA coaches, plus subscribers receive 50 percent off all video downloads.

The full press release can be viewed here:

Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson has received more national writing awards than any other bowling writer — close to 70 over the course of his 40-year career. He began at age 16 as a staff writer and then assistant editor for the weekly Pacific Bowler newspaper in his native California, and within three years was writing feature stories for Bowlers Journal. He has written for the magazine ever since, except for a five-year span when he was hired as the founding editor of another magazine. He moved to Chicago in 2000 and spent 13 years in the Windy City, including five as Bowlers Journal’s Editor. In 1975, Johnson received the Robert E. Kennedy Award as California’s top undergraduate high school journalist. Five years earlier, on the lanes, he had shared the Bantam Division Doubles championship in the Orange County Junior Bowling Association Championships. Today, he continues to work full-time for Bowlers Journal as its Senior Editor, to write his popular “Strikes Me” column, and to edit Luby Publishing Inc.’s weekly business-to-business Cyber Report.

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